To schedule meeting:
- for students and alumni, please self-schedule pre-law or health professions advising meetings through Handshake
- alumni will need to request a Handshake account prior to logging into Handshake the first time as an alum.
- for colleagues and others, either email jbarr [at] haverford.edu or make a calendar meeting request.
Jennifer Barr received her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Temple University, and spent the following three years working as Director of Student Activities at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She has been with Haverford College since 1998, starting in the Career Office as a Recruiting Coordinator, and moving into the role of a Career Advisor one year later.
Throughout her time at Haverford, Jennifer has held various roles within the career center focused on career advising and pre-law, as well as managing long-standing signature programs such as the Haverford College Extern Program and the Whitehead Internship program. In 2021 Jennifer moved into the role of Director of Pre-Professional Advising, focusing on the Health Professions and Pre-law advising.
In her personal time, Jennifer is a published author, currently writing her fourth book and second novel. Her debut historical fiction middle grade novel, GOODBYE, MR. SPALDING (Calkins Creek/Astra Publishing House) was published in 2019, and selected by the American Library Association as a '2019 Top-10 Sports Books for Kids.' Her next book THUNDER AND MERCY (Calkins Creek/Astra Publishing House) is slated for publication in 2023.